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Assistant Accountant - Projects

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  • Salary:

    $75,000 - $95,000

  • Contact:

    Tom Hunter

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:

    Tom Hunter

​Edward Mann are recruiting for a national not-for-profit organisation based in Nowra, NSW.

They are looking for an Assistant Accountant to work closely with the Finance Manager and CFO to provide financial support for projects.

It is a permanent position, paying up to 80k + Super + 18.5k salary packaging (equivalent of circa 98k outside of NFP/Charity, after tax).

This is a full-time position, but adjustments can be made to create a 4 day working week, they also provide a flexible working environment and fantastic company benefits.


  • Maintaining Project, fixed/property asset related accounts, records and reports.

  • Monthly reporting, including GL account reconciliations, actual spend and variance to budget.

  • Reviewing and processing of project related consultant, subcontractor, vendor, and supplier bills.

  • Finalise and close off project WIP, funding and income accounts.

  • Create and maintain any required external funding reporting as required.

  • Obtaining market valuations for any finalised projects, transferred properties.

  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required.

  • Review AP invoices against purchase orders to ensure they align with internal procedure.

  • Conduct a weekly audit of AP invoices and provide reports of any trends or concerns.

  • Preparation of journal entries to recognise monthly depreciation expenditure.

  • Preparation of annual asset write off/disposal recommendation.

  • Reviewing purchase requests, obtaining quotes, and recommending preferred suppliers.


  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.

  • Strong excel skills and systems savvy – Able to pick up and use new systems quickly.

  • Comfortable being a self-starter who can work independently with a high level of initiative.

  • Willingness to be involved and do tasks as necessary.

  • Must enjoy working on different projects and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

For more information please apply ASAP.

Edward Mann Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Edward Mann Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.